Amadeo ( Italian: Amedeo, sometimes latinized as Amadeus; 30 May 1845 – 18 January 1890) was an Italian prince who reigned as King of Spain from 1870 to 1873.
- Early Life and First Marriage
- King of Spain
- Post-Abdication and Legacy
- Titles, Styles, Honours
Prince Amedeo of Savoy was born in Turin (then part of the Kingdom of Sardinia). He was the second son of King Vittorio Emanuele II (King of Piedmont, Savoy, Sardinia and, later, first King of Italy) and of Archduchess Adelaide of Austria. He was styled the Duke of Aostafrom birth. In 1867 his father yielded to the entreaties of parliamentary deput...
After the Spanish revolution deposed Isabella II, the new Cortes decided to reinstate the monarchy under a new dynasty. The Duke of Aosta was elected King as Amadeus (Amadeo) on 16 November 1870. He swore to uphold the constitution in Madrid on 2 January 1871. The election of the new King coincided with the assassination of General Marqués de los C...
Completely disgusted, the ex-monarch left Spain and returned to Italy, where he resumed the title of Duke of Aosta. The First Spanish Republic lasted less than one year, and in November 1874 Alfonso XII, the son of Isabella II, was proclaimed King, with Antonio Cánovas del Castillo, Spanish intermittent prime minister from 1873 until his assassinat...
By Maria Vittoria dal Pozzo: 1. Prince Emanuele Filiberto, Duke of Aosta (13 January 1869 – 4 July 1931) Marshal of Italy married to Princess Hélène of Orléansand had issue. 2. Prince Vittorio Emanuele, Count of Turin(24 November 1870 – 10 October 1946) died unmarried. 3. Prince Luigi Amedeo, Duke of the Abruzzi (29 January 1873 – 18 March 1933) Vi...
Titles and styles
1. 30 May 1845 – 16 November 1870 His Royal Highnessthe Duke of Aosta 2. 16 November 1870 – 11 February 1873 His Majestythe King of Spain 3. 11 February 1873 – 18 January 1890 His Royal Highnessthe Duke of Aosta
Full title as King of Spain
His Majesty Amadeo I, By the Grace of God and will of the nation, King of Spain, Duke of Aosta.
1. Knight of the Order of Santiago 2. Knight of the Golden Fleece
Amadeo I of Spain (30 May 1845-18 January 1890) was the King of Spain from 1870 to 1873, succeeding Isabella II of Spain and preceding Estanislao Figueiras, the President of the First Spanish Republic. He was also Duke of Aosta from 1845 until his death, succeeding Vittorio Emmanuele I of Sardinia and preceding Emanuele Filiberto I of Aosta.
Amadeo I was the first and only Savoy King of Spain, reigning from 1870 to 1873. He was known for most of his life Amadeo, Duke of Aosta . He was elected to become King of Spain in 1870, following the disposition of Isabella II. His reign was characterized by the growth of Republicanism, Carlism, and the Cuban independence movement.
Amadeo I of Spain May 30, 1845 - Jan 18, 1890 Amadeo I was an Italian prince who reigned as King of Spain from 1870 to 1873. The first and only King of Spain from the House of Savoy, he was the...
Amadeo I (Italian: Amedeo, sometimes anglicized as Amadeus; 30 May 1845 – 18 January 1890) was the first King of Spain from the House of Savoy. He was the second son of King Vittorio Emanuele II of Italy and was known for most of his life as the Duke of Aosta, but he reigned as King of Spain from 1870 to his death in 1890.
Reign. King of Spain. November 16, 1870 - February 11, 1873 (2 years) (25-27) Preceded by Isabella II of Spain. Succeeded by Alfonso XII of Spain.